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UCM SPORTSPAGE – Episode 8

The UCM SPORTSPAGE is written, edited and produced by students in the digital media production program at the University of Central Missouri. It is produced in cooperation between the UCM…

Parayko scores tiebreaking goal in 3rd as Blues beat Ducks

By NATE LATSCH Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Rookie defenseman Colton Parayko has been coming up big for the injury-depleted St. Louis Blues so far this season. Parayko scored the tiebreaking…

Police: Body found in rural McDonald County

(PINEVILLE, Mo., AP) — Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered in rural McDonald County. The Joplin Globe (http://bit.ly/1MYw5h5 ) reports the body was found Wednesday afternoon. The Neosho Police Department…

President of Springfield’s Drury University to step down

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — The president of Drury University has announced his plans to retire. The Springfield News-Leader reports (http://sgfnow.co/1RhZPJi ) that David Manuel sent an email to students Thursday after notifying…

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-70 in Kansas City

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed on Interstate 70 in Kansas City. KMBC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1OcBeIi ) that a vehicle apparently hit the man…

Man accused of embezzling from Missouri used-car dealership

(ST. CHARLES, Mo., AP) — A man is accused of stealing roughly $90,000 from a suburban St. Louis used-car dealership where he worked. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1Scaki6) reports that 35-year-old John…

3 injured in St. Louis-area rolling gun battle

(PAGEDALE, Mo., AP) — Authorities in the St. Louis suburb of Pagedale are looking for the gunmen who shot and wounded three people during what police describe as a rolling gun battle.…

Police: Officer shoots at dog, strikes woman instead

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — A St. Louis police officer accidentally shot a woman in the leg as he tried to wound her reportedly charging pit bull, police said. St. Louis Police Chief…

Jury clears former corrections officer of abuse charges

(FARMINGTON, Mo., AP) — A former southeast Missouri prison worker accused of abusing an inmate has been found not guilty. The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills, Missouri (http://bit.ly/1PUw0ku ) reports that…

KC library’s baseball tweets attract international attention

By SARAH GISH The Kansas City Star (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Liesl Christman sits at a conference table inside the Kansas City Public Library’s downtown branch, surrounded by stacks of books…

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